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Demography 101: The Growing Low Income Population [Presentation]
Yes We Must Coalition
Chicago, Illinois
April 25, 2014

Demography 101: The Growing Low Income Population [Presentation]
Iowa TRiO Conference
Honey Creek Resort State Park
Moravia, Iowa
April 9-11, 2014

Opportunity for Higher Education In a Perfect Storm [Presentation]
Professor Janice Friedel’s Higher Education Class
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
December 4, 2013

Unequal Family Income and Unequal Opportunity for Higher Education In the United States, 1970 to 2012 [Presentation]
Université du Québec à Montréal
Montreal, Quebec
October 11, 2013

U.S. Funding Schemes And the Least Advantaged [Presentation]
World Congress on Access to Postsecondary Education
Montreal, Quebec
October 8, 2013

Actual versus Predicted Institutional Graduation Rates [Presentation]
Council for Opportunity in Education
September 10, 2013
Chicago, Illinois

Reality versus Policy: Opportunity for Higher Education in a Perfect Storm [Presentation]
Council for Opportunity in Education
September 9, 2013
Chicago, Illinois

"I worked my way through college. You should too." [Spread]
This Excel workbook illustrates the data calculations used to show the number of hours a student would have to work to finance his or her college education through earnings from employment. The time period shown is 1964-65 through 2008-09. 
The institutional types for which these calculations are made are public universities, public 4-year colleges, community colleges, private universities, private 4-year colleges and private 2-year colleges. 8/30/2013

Labor Force Status of Persons 16-24 Years Old by School Enrollment, Education, Race & Hispanic Origin, 1970 to 2012 [Spread]
The data in this Excel workbook comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These spreadsheets contain information on the labor force status of people age 16 to 24. The data is broken down by school enrollment, type and control of school, gender, and race/ethnicity.

State Specifice Charts K-12 Enrollment Approved for Subsidized School Lunches [Other]
We have added state charts for each state: K-12 Enrollment Approved for Subsidized School Lunches Showing: 1989 to 2012: Actual and 2013 to 2030: Projected data. 6/29/2013

National School Lunch Program, State-Level Data, FFY1989 - FFY2012 [Spread]
These data provide annual, state-level data on participation by K-12 students in the the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National School Lunch Program.
School children approved for free lunches come from the lowest family income levels, and those approved for reduced price lunches come from somewhat high but sill low income families.These data are useful when measuring the number of children from low income families enrolled in K-12 education, and headed for higher education in each state. The data used in these tables were prepared by Jeffrey Derr and Anne Pauls, Child Nutrition Division, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 5/25/2013

State Data Books for ALL of the states have been updated. [Other]
several worksheets have been updated in the state Data Books 5/25/2013

Opportunity for Higher Education in a Perfect Storm [Presentation]
New England Educational Opportunity Association
April 11, 2013
Warrick, Rhode Island

Opportunity for Higher Education in a Perfect Storm [Presentation]
Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs
April 8, 2013
Newark, New Jersey

Public High School Graduation Rates by State, 1981 to 2010 [Spread]
This Excel workbook compiles historical data by state on the cohort survival rates of public school ninth graders through regular high school graduation.
These data are reported by states to the National Center for Education Statistics, and from these reports the cohort survival rates are calculated for each state and each state is ranked by the resulting high school graduation rate. 3/30/2013